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Chapter 8 Future Tense 8.1 I am going to eat [ verb infinitive]
You are going to eat He-she- it is going to eat We are going to eat They are going to eat Time expression: I am going to eat in ten minutes - tomorrow morning- tomorrow night In one day- in a week from today- in two years Soon Next month
Negative statement I am not going to eat You are not going to pay
He-she- it is not going to buy We are not going to take They are not going to paint Short answers/ contraction ‘I am not. I’m not –youaren’t- she isn’t- we aren’t-they aren’t
Yes and No questions Am I going to eat ? Are you going to eat ?
Is he-she-it going to eat ? Are we going to eat ? Are they going to eat ? _______________________________ What am I going to eat? Where are you going to eat?
Wh- Questions What am I going to eat ? Where are you going to eat ?
When is he-she-it going to eat ? What are we going to eat ? When are they going to eat ?
Future Time Expression [8.2]
Am I going to eat in two minutes ? Are you going to pay next month ? Is he going to go tonight ? Are we going to travel in a week from today ? Are they going to study tomorrow evening ?
Present Continuous as a Future Tense
We can say : I am going to leave in two hours. I am leaving in two hours. [ present continous] He is meeting the doctor in 10 minutes. We are flying in two minutes. She is visiting her friends tomorrow morning. I am studying tomorrow evening.
Future [ will] 8.4 I will study . Will I study tomorrow?
you will go Will you go next month? he-she-it will pay Will he pay ? we will stay Will we stay ? they will do it Will they do it ? _____________________________________ we also use time expression with ‘will’.next month- in two days- the day after tomorrow-
Will- Negative I will not . I won’t . He will not. he won’t.
We will not. We won’t. They will not. They won’t. You will not. We won’t.
Wh- questions with ‘will’
will I do it? What will I do? Where will you go? When will she study? What will we say? What will they learn? We can also use ‘shall’ to offer to do something Shall I help you?
Will We use will to make predictions About what we think will happen.
Also we use will for the future when we decide to do something at the moment of speaking. We don’t use will for the plans in the future which were made before this moment. What are your plans for tomorrow. I am studying tomorrow.
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